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Mortgage financing program announced in Palestine

Funding provided by Palestine Investment Fund, the US government agency, OPIC, the International Finance Corp, the World Bank and regional banks.

June 4, 2010 9:37
 
What have the banks ever done for us?

What have the banks ever done for us?

Gulf banking fees are undeniably high – and, in some cases, extortionate. But what do customers get in return?

February 23, 2010 3:13
 
Bank interest rates ‘too high’

Bank interest rates ‘too high’

Kipp readers believe banks are charging too much interest on credit cards, loans and mortgages, according to a recent poll.

January 31, 2010 11:12
 
The great interest rate ripoff

The great interest rate ripoff

A Kipp survey has found that UAE credit card customers pay twice as much interest compared with their UK counterparts. With the row over Mashreqbank’s mortgage rates escalating, we ask whether the big banks are overcharging.

January 22, 2010 12:44
 

Dubai mortgages up by AED1 billion in Q2, says DubaiFocus

The value of mortgages issued in the second quarter of 2009 is up AED1 billion from the first quarter…

August 24, 2009 2:00
 
Is HSBC serious?

Is HSBC serious?

HSBC Middle East announced it has re-entered the mortgage market, but will only cater to those who ear AED20,000 and above.

April 1, 2009 2:21
 
Property: we’re going in circles

Property: we’re going in circles

Property prices on the Palm have dropped 40 percent; Amlak isn’t giving anymore mortgages; and buyers have vanished. For now, Dubai's property market doesn’t look good.

November 20, 2008 2:02